Ezekiel 47:13-20 NIV

The Boundaries of the Land

13 This is what the Sovereign LORD says: “These are the boundaries of the land that you will divide among the twelve tribes of Israel as their inheritance, with two portions for Joseph.

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14 You are to divide it equally among them. Because I swore with uplifted hand to give it to your ancestors, this land will become your inheritance.

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15 “This is to be the boundary of the land: “On the north side it will run from the Mediterranean Sea by the Hethlon road past Lebo Hamath to Zedad,

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16 Berothaha and Sibraim (which lies on the border between Damascus and Hamath), as far as Hazer Hattikon, which is on the border of Hauran.

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    • ā 47:16 - See Septuagint and 48:1; Hebrew "road to go into Zedad, " 16"Hamath, Berothah" .
      17 The boundary will extend from the sea to Hazar Enan,b along the northern border of Damascus, with the border of Hamath to the north. This will be the northern boundary.

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        • Ă 47:17 - Hebrew "Enon," a variant of "Enan"
          18 “On the east side the boundary will run between Hauran and Damascus, along the Jordan between Gilead and the land of Israel, to the Dead Sea and as far as Tamar.c This will be the eastern boundary.

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            • ă 47:18 - See Syriac; Hebrew "Israel. You will measure to the Dead Sea."
              19 “On the south side it will run from Tamar as far as the waters of Meribah Kadesh, then along the Wadi of Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea. This will be the southern boundary.

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              20 “On the west side, the Mediterranean Sea will be the boundary to a point opposite Lebo Hamath. This will be the western boundary.

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